Charron has bold plans for 7-a-side soccer

Sam Charron has great expectations for both the future of his team and himself in Paralympic 7-a-side soccer. Since winning MVP of an international tournament in Barcelona, Spain back in 2012, at the age of just 14, the Ottawa native has carried himself with a certain level of confidence and composure not often seen within athletes […]

Para-swimmer Rahier hopes to ride recent success to Rio

TORONTO – Prospective Canadian Paralympian Adam Rahier hopes to take his recent swimming success all the way to Rio. Rahier, 27, won silver in the 100-metre backstroke and bronze in the 200-metre Individual medley at the 2015 Parapan Am games in Toronto and now wants more. “It was one in a million. I won’t forget […]

Canadian Paralympian continues her swim to success

UPDATE: Roxon will represent Canada at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio this September.  TORONTO – For Canadian Paralympian Katarina Roxon it’s time to take the next step. The 23-year old, who won gold in the 100-metre breaststroke at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games, wants to capitalize on the high of winning in front of a […]

Oshawa’s Lysyk takes high school success to Saint Leo

ST. LEO, Fla. – Canadian Zach Lysyk is working on taking the success he found in high school into his career playing NCAA Division II lacrosse at Saint Leo University. Lysyk, from Oshawa, Ont., who has two goals and one assist in six games this season, attended Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School where the […]

Blue Jays prospect models game after Andrew McCutchen, Tim Raines

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Blue Jays prospect Jonathan “J.D.” Davis sees glimpses of Andrew McCutchen and Tim Raines in himself. Davis isn’t being arrogant. It’s just a self-belief he’s carried since his college days at Central Arkansas. After an injury-ridden past two seasons, the 23-year old looks to put his troubles behind him and expand his […]

USF’s star pitcher Nunn picking grad school over softball

TAMPA, Fla. – University of South Florida softball star Erica Nunn plans to leave the game while she’s at the top. The left-handed pitcher is graduating in the spring, and has bigger dreams than sport to pursue in the fall. Nunn is majoring in statistics, with minors in business and entrepreneurship, before she moves on […]